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Corporate news affecting the convenience store industry
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Retailer embarking on most ambitious growth in its 40-year history

VALPARAISO, Ind. -- Family Express Corp. is undertaking the most ambitious development schedule in its 40-year history by opening five convenience stores in 2018, the company said. As part of this development, the retailer is entering a new market in suburban Indianapolis. “This will include the...


Brands combine products, pickup services for retail experiment

DEERFIELD, Ill., and CINCINNATI -- Kroger and Walgreens are collaborating on a pilot concept combining Kroger’s grocery and Walgreens’ pharmacy, health and beauty experience. The two retailers have selected 13 Walgreens drugstores in northern Kentucky, near Kroger’s Cincinnati headquarters, in...

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Operator of former Kroger and Minit Mart convenience stores promotes Erickson to succeed Parker

CINCINNATI – EG Group has promoted Jay Erickson, president of the Tom Thumb and Turkey Hill Minit Markets convenience-store chains, to president of c-store for EG America LLC, succeeding the departing Jeff Parker . Erickson will manage and lead a national network of 987 c-stores in 23 states,...

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With the convenience-store industry’s major trade show and conference upon us, CSP editors offer up the topics and trends in each major category that they expect to be the talk of the show floor.

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